Total Trade: $446.11 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$106,449,016|
|2||Port of Newark||$64,293,202|
|3||Los Angeles International Airport||$60,381,059|
|4||Port of Long Beach||$45,494,712|
|5||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$35,658,822|
|6||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$22,973,737|
|7||Anchorage International Airport, Alaska||$13,047,496|
|8||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$9,654,382|
|9||Port of New Orleans||$8,814,296|
|10||San Francisco International Airport, Calif.||$8,062,774|
U.S. imports of Cameras, flashes increased 4.28 percent through December to $446.11 million
U.S. imports of Cameras, flashes increased 4.28 percent from $427.81 million to $446.11 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
The category ranked 508 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 503 for the last full year with a total value of $427.81 million, a $55.27 million, 14.84 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.
January – December 2018
|2||New York City||$19,337,717|
|9||Great Falls, Mont.||$1,758,702|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles rose 118.81 percent compared to last year to $106.45 million.
- Port of Newark rose 19.37 percent compared to last year to $64.29 million.
- Los Angeles International Airport fell 34.49 percent compared to last year to $60.38 million.
- Port of Long Beach rose 98.03 percent compared to last year to $45.49 million.
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 47.72 percent compared to last year to $35.66 million.
There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.
Highlights for the top five foreign markets:
- U.S. imports from No. 1 China increased $17.61 million, 8.8 percent, (48.81 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Philippines increased $12.5 million, 17.4 percent, (18.9 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $1.4 million, 4.99 percent, (5.96 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.5 million, 9.05 percent, (3.38 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $1.12 million, 8.05 percent, (2.86 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 79.9 percent of all these Cameras, flashes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $356.45 million of the $446.11 million total.
All totaled, 70 percent of all these Cameras, flashes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $312.28 million of the $446.11 million total